early modern Europe

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Inventing romance: A tangled history of love and desire

Prof William Reddy

Medieval historian Prof William Reddy examines the conditions in Europe that led to the notion of romantic love. He also looks at the early constructs of love and desire in India and Japan. Presented by Jennifer Martin.

Episode 128      31 min 51 sec
Light before the Dark: Life, Death and Art in Early Modern Nuremberg

Professor Charles Zika
Professor Joel F. Harrington

Historians Prof Charles Zika and Prof Joel Harrington discuss the highs and lows of the culturally rich German city of Nuremberg in the 16th century. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 109      25 min 26 sec
The Witch Depicted: Images and iconography in early modern times

Professor Charles Zika

Historian Prof Charles Zika explains the social and religious manipulations behind 15th and 16th century European images of witches and witchcraft, and how this contrasts with our contemporary visual representation of witches. With host Jennifer Cook.

Episode 58      24 min 23 sec
Singing and Teaching Early Music

Vivien Hamilton

Soprano Vivien Hamilton chats with host Jacky Angus about her art and work in early music. With host Jacky Angus.